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This Practice Note was originally drafted by Simon Goldring and Ben Harle but is now maintained by Lexis®PSL Private Client. The concepts of domicile and residence are...

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It is necessary to characterise overseas entities for UK tax purposes, as this will determine how they (and their members and potentially other persons connected with...

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This guide sets out the requirements for executing deeds in various international jurisdictions. The table provides a quick-reference summary of the execution formalities...

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The concepts of residence and domicile are used to establish the extent of an individual's liability to UK taxation. This Practice Note provides a summary of the UK...

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There is a wide range of structures that can be used to hold wealth; many use vehicles established outside the UK. This Practice Note discusses how the UK tax system...

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This Practice Note is impacted by the decision of the UK on 23 June 2016 to leave the EU. This has implications for practitioners considering which courts have...

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This Practice Note is impacted by the decision of the UK on 23 June 2016 to leave the EU. This has implications for practitioners considering which courts have...

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The concepts of residence and domicile (including deemed domicile) are used to establish the extent of an individual's liability to UK taxation (see: Introductory guide...

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When you advise an individual on cross-border issues or offshore tax planning, it is important to establish the 'situs' (ie location) of the assets owned by or for the...

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When you advise an individual on cross-border or offshore tax planning, it is important to establish the 'source' of income received by or for the individual. This...

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After four years of negotiation, amendments and drafting Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of...

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An overseas entity may be characterised for UK tax purposes as transparent or opaque. This Practice Note explains how such classification will affect how the entity is...

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